‘Praise the Lord’: Abducted Teen Jayme Closs Found Alive After 3 Months Captivity
A 13-year-old Wisconsin woman who went lacking in October after her oldsters have been killed has been discovered alive, and a suspect was once taken into custody.
Jayme Closs were lacking since her oldsters have been discovered shot to demise in October in the circle of relatives’s house close to Barron, Wisconsin. Investigators mentioned Jayme was once briefly dominated out as a suspect.
Authorities mentioned at a information convention Friday that Jayme was once discovered close to the the town of Gordon situated about 65 miles north of her homeland.
She had walked clear of the cabin by which she was once being held captive and approached a girl out strolling her canine in a local, who notified a neighbor and known as 911.
Authorities say 21-year-old Jake Thomas Patterson was once arrested in the case in response to an outline of his automobile that Jayme was once in a position to offer.
“Eighty-eight days ago we stood before you speaking about the unthinkable tragedy, and asked you to help us find 13-year-old Jayme Closs,” mentioned Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald of Barron County, Wisconsin. “For 88 days, you called in tips brought us food, searched arm in arm with us, wrote us notes and never gave up hope.”
Sue Allard, Jayme’s aunt, instructed a neighborhood information outlet that she may just slightly categorical her pleasure after studying the information Thursday night time.
“Praise the Lord,” Allard mentioned. “It’s the news we’ve been waiting on for three months. I can’t wait to get my arms around her. I just can’t wait.”
“There was a lot of discouragement because this took quite a while to play out,” Barron Mayor Ron Fladten mentioned. “A lot of people have been praying daily, as I have. It’s just a great result we got tonight. It’s unbelievable. It’s like taking a big black cloud in the sky and getting rid of it and the sun comes out again.”
“A lot of people were very concerned, did a lot of praying,” mentioned the town chairman Denny Kline. “Prayers were answered, for finding her, anyway.”
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